Some retailers are starting to get the first wave of the 400 million free masks being distributed by the federal government. Every person is allowed to receive up to three masks.
Although sponsors say it's aimed at preventing government overreach on COVID-19 vaccinations, a bill filed this week in the Georgia Senate would end the longstanding schedule of mandatory vaccinations for school-children.
Athletes and other attendees will be in a closed "loop" with strict rules about everything from daily testing for athletes to how spectators should respond — no cheering out loud, please!
An investigation finds one apartment complex in Clayton County has filed more evictions against tenants than any other landlord across metro Atlanta — including during the federal government's pandemic eviction ban that was designed to keep people in their homes and stem the spread of COVID-19.
The coffee giant said it was responding to last week's Supreme Court ruling that rejected the Biden administration's plan to require vaccines or COVID testing at companies with more than 100 workers.
China is battling coronavirus outbreaks in six cities. More than 20 million people are in some form of lockdown.
The prime ministers of Australia and Serbia talked by phone about the tennis star's visa as he is seeded No. 1 in Australian Open.
Francis says individuals have a responsibility to care for themselves "and this translates into respect for the health of those around us."
If he fails to have his visa cancellation overturned and gets deported, Novak Djokovic risks missing more than one Australian Open and could be barred for up to three years.
One out of every 100 people in Hancock County, Georgia, has been killed by COVID-19.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: It was one year ago today that Georgia voters handed control of the U.S. Senate to Democrats when they elected Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. But as the 2022 election cycle gets underway, Republicans and Democrats are ready for a fierce fight to determine which party will claim dominance of state politics. Like many states, Georgia is seeing a powerful new wave of COVID-19 cases. The Department of Public Health reported more than 67,000 confirmed cases over the new year holiday weekend. Gov. Kemp is set to announce his support for a further loosening of Georgia’s gun laws. Plus, Andre Dickens is sworn in as Atlanta's new mayor…and there’s tightened security on Capitol Hill as the one-year anniversary of the insurrection approaches.
Hong Kong authorities announced a two-week ban on flights from eight countries and held 2,500 passengers on a cruise ship for coronavirus testing as the city attempted to stem an omicron outbreak.
Lockdowns are so strict and so prolonged in the Chinese city that residents have taken to social media to complain and joke about a lack of basic supplies.
In the face of rising COVID-19 cases, Dr. Bob Wachter of the University of California, San Francisco, offers reasons to be hopeful about the pandemic's outlook in the months ahead.
The omicron variant is outpacing the government's ability to make and execute clear pandemic public policy.